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Patrick Joyce
Software Engineer, LivingSocial

Website | @KeeperPat

Patrick Joyce is a Software Engineer at LivingSocial where he is responsible for a billing system that has processed hundreds of millions of dollars in credit card transactions. He has worked with credit cards in Ruby since 2007 and contributed the Authorize.net ARB (Automated Recurring Billing) and CIM (Customer Information Manager) gateways to ActiveMerchant. He fell in love with Ruby and Rails in 2005 and hasn’t looked back.


Location: Ballroom III
Patrick Joyce (LivingSocial)
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 28 ratings)
Payment Gateways, and Merchant Accounts, and PCI Compliance! Oh, my! Getting started with credit card processing can be confusing. I'll provide an overview of the credit card ecosystem and show you how to securely accept credit cards in your application. Finally, I'll introduce a novel technique that allowed us to process over 1 million credit card transactions in a single day. Read more.